SEND Casework Masterclass – Understanding NHS England and the 10 Year Plan

Training - 10:30 - 14:30 26 Feb 2020

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SEND Casework Masterclass – Understanding NHS England and the 10 Year Plan will provide previous, current and completed candidates and assessors with an in depth training workshop that will focus on NHS structures and organisational arrangements including initiatives and priorities.


  • Overview of NHS structures and organisational arrangements including current initiatives and priorities
  • Aims and implications of the 10 year plan e.g. Transforming Care/Autism/ Mental health including information sharing – issues and resolutions
  • Specific focus areas e.g.:
    • personalisation and personal health budgets
    • learning disabilities and autism
    • community mental health
    • sensory work
    • children and young people policy



  • To provide additional professional development opportunities for those working in the area of SEND casework
  • To provide a more in depth focus (a deep dive) on an area relevant to the work of SEND casework officers
  • To increase knowledge and understanding beyond that covered during Level 3 and 4 of the SEND casework award
  • To provide an opportunity for officers to engage in professional discussion  and debate with colleagues from a range of local authorities about how the issues raised have an impact on current work and might make a difference to future work


Who is it for?

Anyone who works in SEND casework coordination and management including:

  • Local authority officers who have completed the SEND casework award
  • SEND casework award assessors (current and previous)
  • Current candidates
  • SEN team managers


The wider NHS – How it operates and functions

Lorraine Mulroney

Senior Nurse Children and Young People and Special Educational Needs and Disabilites (SEND) National Workstream Lead

NHS England and NHS Improvement 

Personalised Care including Personal Health Budgets

Liza Jarvis

Senior Programme Manager for Personalised Care – Children and Young People

Strategy and Innovation Directorate

NHS England 

Designated clinical and medical officers roles

Alison Markwell

Head of SEND Health Partnerships / Senior Designated Clinical Officer for SEND Hammersmith and Fulham CCG / London Borough of Hammersmith and Fulham